29% of USA ISP traffic is Netflix

Interesting talk from Nina Bargisen of Netflix. What surprised me was the chart she showed of the main traffic drivers on ISP networks in the USA. Netflix comes out top, representing 29% of all traffic carried by ISPs in the US. YouTube is only 15% of traffic with http coming third at 11%. The thing […]

USA market for VoIP 3 years ahead of the UK #8×8

Availability of high speed¬†broadband has driven the market for hosted VoIP telephony in the USA which is 3 years ahead of the UK. Had dinner last week with Huw Rees, VP Business Development of 8×8. If you don’t know them, 8×8 are the largest provider of Over The Top VoIP services in the USA with […]

Land ho – overseas customers spotted

What do the following countries have in common? France, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, Poland, USA, Mexico, Hungary, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Liverpool. They are all places where we have customers. During our monthly Exec meeting yesterday a Singapore customer was discussed which made me think of totting up all the other places we […]

Thanksgiving

Today is Thanksgiving day in North America. Not many of my American friends are online,¬† Jeff Keni Pulver being the odds on exception. I expect they are all being thankful for the day off and gearing themselves up for the supersized feast that is to come. It occurred to me that this was a good […]